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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi captured in Iraq, now on U.S. base in Syria?

US forces have captured ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and he’s now held at one of the US bases in Syria.    According to the report, al-Baghdadi was captured in Iraq, then transferred to the US base in Syria’s Ras … Continue reading

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Nissour Square Massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets new trial

  A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at … Continue reading

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Blackwater’s lawyer re death of four of its contractors

C. Allen Foster, Scalia’s unnamed friend on his final hunting trip, represented the company formerly known as Blackwater in a case arising out of the death of four of its contractors during the American occupation of Iraq.   [February 25 2016]   … Continue reading

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Libyan Benghazi air force hits Matiga airport, Tarhouna

Saqer al-Joroushi, a Libyan air force commander, said on March 21 that the official government hit Tripoli’s Matiga airport and a military camp used by the rival Libya Dawn group. War planes belonging to the country’s internationally-recognized government attacked Tarhouna, … Continue reading

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Blimps in Iraq anchored near outposts for eye-in-the-sky surveillance, now transferred to Iraqis

“Additional surveillance equipment used successfully overseas, such as aerostats” could at large reaches of the Mexican border. Three companies have blimps in the border trials: Lockheed, the largest U.S. contractor, No. 4 Raytheon Co. and closely held Technology & Supply … Continue reading

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